Skip to main content

29
UPLOADS


Media Type
28
texts
1
account
Year
19
2018
9
2017
1
(No Date)
Topics & Subjects
17
Literature
4
Exile
4
History
4
Home
4
Interdisciplinary
4
Translation
More right-solid
Collection
Creator
28
llids
Language
28
English
SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid
eye
Title
Date Archived
Creator
This paper was published in Volume 2 Issue 1 of LLIDS. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones finds the relations between queerness and jazz in the concept of theatrical jazz in Theatrical Jazz: Performance, Àṣẹ, and the Power of the Present Moment. By undoing the conventional way of thinking about queerness, Jones unites queerness and jazz in the concept of theatrical jazz and she writes that “the jazz aesthetic in theatre is the spatial, aural, linguistic embodiment of queer, the expression of a...
Topics: Literature, Queer Time, Polyrhythms, Theatre, Charlie Parker, Liminality, Theatrical Jazz, Aishah...
Community Texts
texts
eye 21
favorite 0
comment 0
This paper was published in Issue 1 Volume 2 of LLIDS. Derrida’s thought on “trace,” “différance,” “writing,” and “supplement” is always thought the breaking of logocentrism, the essence, the positive meaning, and the closure of the metaphysics of presence; this thinking is accordingly regarded the thinking with the fundamental structure of difference and openness. By tracking back to Saussure, Husserl and Levinas, this fundamental difference breaks the myth of ideal meaning...
Topics: Interdisciplinary, Philosophy, Hermeneutics, Jacques Derrida, Aporias of Time, Différance,...
Community Texts
texts
eye 21
favorite 0
comment 0
This paper was published in Volume 2 Issue 1 of LLIDS. It delves into the concept of mythical island, Atlantis and Plato’s account of the island-continent and its city-state detailed in the dialogues, Timaeus and Critias (360 BCE). It proposes that occidental folklore and literature are not only conferred with the qualities of, but are also predicated on the tension between conceptions of, utopia and heterotopia, the staticity of paradise, and the cosmopolitanism of ideological and cultural...
Topics: Interdisciplinary, Plato’s Atlantis, Heterotopia, Chronotope, Michel Foucault, Hermeneutics
Community Texts
texts
eye 8
favorite 0
comment 0
This paper was published in Volume 2 Issue 1 of LLIDS. In paper argues that O’Neill intentionally adopts the traditional standards of patriarchal poetics in Asking for It to underscore the immediacy of dispelling rape myths. To that effect, I utilize feminist visual culture studies to draw attention to the way O’Neill antagonize the male gaze—and thus the spectator’s gaze—in Emma’s self-fashioning and in the sexual violence that the rapist perpetrates against her. Even though...
Topics: Literature, Young Adult Literature, Spectral Realism, Rape Narratives, Rape Myths, Feminism,...
This paper was published in Volume 2 Issue 1 of LLIDS. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby has successfully maintained its position as a staple of American literature for close to a century. The way in which 9/11, particularly as a literary genre, has interacted with the widely read classic necessitates an examination of its position in a contemporary, post-9/11 landscape. Arguably Gatsby’s most significant  theme, the critique of the American Dream is one that is revisited in works...
Topics: Literature, American Literature, 9/11 Literature, American Dream, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Colum...
Community Texts
texts
eye 22
favorite 0
comment 0
This paper was published in Volume 2 Issue 1 of LLIDS.  This paper aims at a better understanding of the role of literature in the philosophy of Paul Ricoeur. An overview of his narrative theory is a chance to concentrate on specifics in the methods of Thomas Mann. The inquiry focuses on the possibilities for exchange of perspectives on the subject-matter. The introduction is a delineation of the problematics of fictional temporality in narratological (Mark Currie) and phenomenological (Steven...
Topics: Literature, Philosophy, Interdisciplinary, Paul Ricoeur, Semantics Of Action, Prolepsis,...
This paper was published in Volume 4 Issue 1 of LLIDS. The aim of this paper is to portray and analyze—through ethnographic study of the Tirupathi Puja of the Telugu migrants of Serampore—such processes through which the power-relation between the working-class migrants and the middle-class Bengalis are redefined by the migrants’ strife to assert their ethnic identity and establish a public sense of belonging to Serampore to claim equal rights to its public space.
Topics: Ethnographic Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Ethnic Identity, Cultural Studies, Theology,...
Community Texts
texts
eye 11
favorite 0
comment 0
The paper was published in Volume 1 Issue 4 of LLIDS. The expansion in scientific knowledge and the reformulation of cultural and social boundaries, norms, and perceptions, have led to the rethinking of several notions that have governed sociality for centuries; the aspect of suicide, and thereby the conventional response to the suicidal, nevertheless still tend to retain the burnt aftertaste of fear and revulsion that characterised social and cultural perceptions regarding this phenomenon....
Topics: Literature, Suicide, Depression, David Foster Wallace, Ambivalence, Pain, Virtue, Perversion.
Community Texts
texts
eye 16
favorite 0
comment 0
This paper was published Issue 4 Volume 1 of LLIDS. This paper aims at a better understanding of the role of literature in the philosophy of Paul Ricoeur. An overview of his narrative theory is a chance to concentrate on specifics in the methods of Marcel Proust. The inquiry focuses on the possibilities for exchange of perspectives on the subject-matter. The introduction is a delineation of the problematics of fictional temporality in narratological (Mark Currie) and phenomenological (Steven...
Topics: Literature, Philosophy, Interdisciplinary, Semantics Of Action, Prolepsis, Temporality, Memory,...
Community Texts
texts
eye 5
favorite 0
comment 0
This paper was published in Volume 1 Issue 4 of LLIDS. This essay highlights the reasons that pushed Arab theatre harbingers to think of a theatrical theory in light of which they could express themselves without feeling trapped in Eurocentric histrionic patterns. It also examines Abdelkrim Berchid’s keen interest in theorization and elucidates Festivity’s athletics and poetics of difference. The essay celebrates Berchid as an iconic figure in modern dramaturgy in post-colonial Morocco, but...
Topics: Literature, Theatre, Drama, Festivity, Post-Colonial Condition, Aesthetics, Theorization, Poetics...
Community Texts
texts
eye 12
favorite 0
comment 0
This paper was published in Issue 4 Volume 1 in LLIDS. Humour, in Aristotelian thought, often accrues out of an imitation of characters worse than average. Mr. Khan, the lead character in Citizen Khan, could not have been made any worse than what he already is. Every utterance he makes and everything he does instigates explosions of thunderous laughter. Certes, Mr. Khan is flawed in more ways than one can possibly count because he drinks from the saucer, belches repetitively, swears the whole...
Topics: Interdisciplinary Studies, African Studies, Postmodernism, Theater, Postcolonial Studies, Music,...
Community Texts
texts
eye 8
favorite 0
comment 0
This paper explores some of the key features of postmodernism, exemplified in how truth, history, and realism are treated within its contexts. These are connected to integral aspects of the postmodernist ethos such as deconstruction of binaries or dichotomies, disregard for metanarratives, and discursive realities, the theoretical underpinnings for much of postmodernist thought. The paper also highlights certain elements of postmodernist fiction such as self- reflexivity, intertextuality,...
Topics: Postmodernism, Literature, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Hybridity, dichotomy, construct, pastiche
Community Texts
Oct 12, 2018 LLIDS
texts
eye 5
favorite 0
comment 0
This Book Review was published in Volume Issue 3 by LLIDS.   It is a review of Smarat Upadhyay's psychological fiction, The City Son.
Topics: Literature, South Asian Studies, Samrat Upadhyay, Fiction
This is a book Review of Letters of Transit: Reflections on Exile, Identity, Language, and Loss edited by Andre Aciman published in Volume 1 Issue 3 of LLIDS.
Topics: Memory, Romanticism, Home, Andre Aciman, Empiricism, John Locke, Perception, Loss, Identity,...
Community Texts
Oct 12, 2018 LLIDS
texts
eye 4
favorite 0
comment 0
This Book Review was published in Volume 1 Issue3 of LLIDS. It is a review of Donia Bijan's novel  The Last Days Of Café Leila which was published in year 2017. 
Topics: Literature, Food, Home, Donia Bijan, Identity, Exile
This paper was published in Issue 3 Volume 1 of LLIDS. Cinema is visual storytelling, and is therefore a medium that tells by showing; in order to do that, it is required to ‘create’ that which it aims to present. There is a certain degree of artifice inherent in this form of ‘telling by showing’ and cinema, therefore, is mostly placed under the umbrella term of fiction. However, films that deal with historical content, and in this instance, films that deal with the American involvement...
Topics: Cinema, Memory, History, Authenticity, Hollywood, Agnotology, Vietnam, Liminality, Interdisciplinary
Community Texts
texts
eye 10
favorite 0
comment 0
The paper was published in Issue 3 Volume 1 of LLIDS. The paper focalizes Joe Sacco’s seminal contributions to graphic journalism, Palestine (1993) and its thematic continuation Footnotes in Gaza (2009), through the lenses of the violent and the visual, to interrogate their interrelatedness. ‘What does the graphic mode do for a sensitive and traumatic geopolitical issue?’ is the question that undergirds the argument. Additionally, due to the vast temporal gap between the two graphic...
Topics: Literature, Graphic Novel, Joe Sacco, Journalism, Palestine, Terror, Trauma, Visual.
This paper was published in Issue 1 Volume 3 of LLIDS. The main objective of this paper is to examine the formative and transformative role of the concept of desire in one of the foundational texts of postcolonial theory: The Intimate Enemy (1983) by Ashis Nandy. The paper investigates the concept of desire by emphasizing its role not in baptizing the traditional forms of postcolonial identification but in constituting a mode of transformative resistance which relies upon the becoming of...
Topics: Gilles Deleuze, Desire, Post colonial Studies, Literature, Resistance, Oedipus Complex, Ashis Nandy
Community Texts
texts
eye 12
favorite 0
comment 0
This paper was published in Volume 1 Issue 3 of LLIDS. This paper examines the status of Native American novelists and their texts in America in reference to critical assessment, explication, style, critical theory, audience reception and awareness. The essay includes explication of texts of leading Native American authors and critics: N. Scott Momaday, Louise Erdrich, Thomas King, Louis Owens, Greg Sarris, Leslie Silko, Gerald Vizenor, and James Welch. The essay also discusses examples of...
Topics: Exile, Postmodernism, Indigenous, Home, Magic Realism, Polyphony, Literature, Native American...
Community Texts
texts
eye 13
favorite 0
comment 0
This paper was published in Volume 1 Issue 3 of LLIDS. The paper represents Vladimir Nabokov’s developing interest in how the individual subject can appropriate space through the imagination as a means of self-preservation in a world that threatens one’s sense of self. Nabokov's “A Guide to Berlin” shows the triumph of the individual, artistic mind in response to German state-building following the disaster of World War I. Alluding to changes in the city brought about by war, the story...
Topics: Vladimir Nabokov, Exile, Space, Memory, Marcel Proust, Henry Bergson, Literature
Community Texts
texts
eye 9
favorite 0
comment 0
This Book Review was published in Volume 1 Issue 2 of LLIDS. It was a review of Elizabeth Bishop's collection of poems, Questions of Travel. 
Topics: Travel, Poetry, Elizabeth Bishop, Exile, Home, Post colonial Studies
Community Texts
texts
eye 6
favorite 0
comment 0
This Book Review was published in Volume 1 Issue 2 of LLIDS. It is based on Khalid Javed's  original text,  Maut ki Kitaab which was translated by   A. Naseeb Khan as The Book of Death. 
Topics: Suicide, Death, Khalid Javed, Translation, Literature, A. Naseeb Khan, Urdu
Community Texts
Oct 12, 2018 LLIDS
texts
eye 5
favorite 0
comment 0
This paper was published in Volume 1 Issue 2 of LLIDS. The paper discusses the love-hate relationship British had with the curry. On one hand they are mesmerised by the delectable taste and the tantalising aroma of the spicy curry; on the other hand they are perpetually haunted by their fear of “losing race” if they were to love a dish from a colony. The goal of this paper is to explore the circumstances which led to the ascension of the modest Indian curry from its humble roots to an...
Topics: History, Food, Indian Realities, Queen Victoria, Pre colonial Studies, Orient, British Empire
Community Texts
texts
eye 6
favorite 0
comment 0
This paper was published in Issue 2 Volume 1 of LLIDS. This article proposes to inquire some aspects of the educational activities undertaken at schools located in North-western and Central provinces (modern day Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh) between 1840-1841, when the new scheme for vernacular education was launched. The new scheme was launched when education through the medium of English failed to attain any considerable success. The scheme was meant to impart European scientific...
Topics: Pedagogy, Education, History, Literature, British Empire, Vernacular, Translation, Pre colonial...
Community Texts
texts
eye 10
favorite 0
comment 0
The paper was published in Issue 2 Volume 1 of LLIDS. The theme of this paper is to read evidences of loot and pillaging in detective fiction. For this purpose,  Wilkie Collin’s novel The Moonstone (1868) and T he Sign of the Four  (1890) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle have been used. The idea is to understand Britain’s responsibility for the economic position it pushes its colonies into. In this case, the colony in focus happens to be India. Through the loss and gain of gems and treasures...
Topics: History, Orient, British Empire, Literature, Wilkie Collins, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Trade, Pre...
This paper was published in Volume 1 Issue 2 of LLIDS. This paper analyzes the use of indigenous knowledge and linguistic code used in the Ngu Loc community settled in Hau Loc district, Thanh Hoa province, Vietnam which has a rich tradition of eight hundred years. This paper contributes to the understanding of the formation of an indigenous knowledge system of this coastal village in Vietnam. It evaluates the intrinsic relationship between existing natural environmental habitat and coastal...
Topics: Linguistics, Translation, Vietnam, Cultural Studies, Indigenous knowledge, Folk traditional...
This paper was published in Issue 2 Volume 1 of LLIDS. English euphemism is popular as a way of conveying positive words, through which speakers can achieve the goal of communication instead of offending others. As regards its usage, emphasis is put upon the reflection of politeness in a speech environment. Euphemism can also be found in literature, which calls for a correct understanding of its distinctive formation and pragmatic functions. Without proficient knowledge of euphemism, readers...
Topics: Vernacular, English euphemism, Pragmatic function, Transliteration, Translation, Linguistics
Community Texts
texts
eye 7
favorite 0
comment 0
This paper has been published in LLIDS Volume 1 Issue 2.  This paper was written as a preface for an experimental translation project that was carried out in the summer of 2016. In this project, a series of extracts from poems by Allen Ginsberg that swivel around the idea of “freedom” (a word that gained immense semantic intensity due to the political environment in JNU in February 2016) were taken and then  translational procedures were performed on them at multiple levels (of mode,...
Topics: Translation, Allen Ginsberg, Freedom, Polysystem Studies, Interdisciplinary